As a graduate student researcher in the Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology graduate program at UCLA, I spend my days studying sleep.
Recently, I’ve been spending my nights working on another project important to me both as a worker and also as a person who has begun transitioning from male to female: forming a union for student researchers at the University of California.
On March 16, the University of California made history. It signed an open-access agreement with Elsevier – the largest scientific publisher in the world – ensuring that articles published by UC affiliates in thousands of Elsevier journals, including the prestigious Lancet and Cell Press, will be available worldwide at no cost.
As the Black Lives Matter movement gained both domestic and global recognition in 2020 after the undue murder of George Floyd, discourse on racial equity has become increasingly apparent.
A year after our national response to the COVID-19 pandemic pushed us into a nearly complete virtual existence, our leaders – including those in our educational institutions – must now help students mitigate the inevitable, harmful ramifications of digital life those same leaders have warned of for years.
On Jan. 10, 2021, the Daily Bruin published an article describing student reactions to the hiring process for the Center for Accessible Education’s director position. When I was approached to provide information for this article, I was presented with questions related to my vision and primary areas of focus as the new director of CAE.
On June 18, I had spent another sleepless night awaiting a decision that would impact my life trajectory. Would I continue to be able to live in the country that I had been in since I was 3 years old?
This post was updated Feb. 28 at 6:38 p.m.
As Black History Month comes to a close, I reflect on the fact that UCLA has many campus buildings and structures named after its Black student-athlete alumni.
If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you may have heard about the massive farmer protests in India that were sparked by the passing of three agricultural laws this past September.
Dear Daily Bruin Editorial Board,
I write in response to your recent Enterprise article, “Lights, Camera, Inaction.” I graduated from UCLA’s Screenwriting MFA program in the spring of 2020.
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